Author Archive: Jennifer Eisenbart

Election results – Burlington school referendum falls flat

Election results – Burlington school referendum falls flat

With results still pending from the Town of Dover, all three questions on the Burlington Area School District Referendum appeared to have failed by a large margin as of 9:20 p.m. The first question, regarding building a new $68.3 million middle school and addressing maintenance needs throughout the district, got […]

 
 

Roanhouse faces challenger for Village president

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Village of Waterford residents vote next week, two familiar names will be on the ballot for Village President. Tom Roanhouse, the incumbent, will be challenged by current Trustee Jim Schneider. If Schneider loses, he would still hold his position on the Village Board. Roanhouse is […]

 
 

Lena challenging Lembcke for Dover chair

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor While the Town of Dover supervisor races are uncontested, Mario Lena is challenging Tom Lembcke for the town chairman position. Running unopposed for their supervisor positions are Mike Shenkenberg and Sam Stratton.   Tom Lembcke (I) Age: 74 Resident of town: 39 years Occupation: Farmer Education: […]

 
 

Two vie for City Council spot

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor There is one contested race among the City and Town of Burlington this spring. Incumbent Todd Bauman is being challenged for the District 4 Alderman position on the City of Burlington Common Council by newcomer Art Gardner. Running unopposed for council are Bob Grandi (District 2) […]

 
 

Three vie for two town supervisor seats

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Three candidates — two incumbents and a challenger — are vying for two supervisor positions up for grabs this spring on the Waterford Town Board. Incumbents Nick Draskovich and Dale Gauerke are each seeking re-election to their posts, which carry a two-year term. Candidate Bill Unke […]

 
 

Original pep band comes to end of its days

Original pep band comes to end of its days

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Orange Crush first stepped out at a basketball game seven years ago, the Burlington High School take on a “pep band” was, in the words of co-director Ron Pedersen, “pretty dorky.” Seven years later, after numerous gigs within the school and outside of it – […]

 
 

Final thoughts: Voters go to polls to decide fate of referendum

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor As the election ticks closer, final thoughts regarding the Burlington Area School District referendum questions are being voiced. The school district is presenting three questions to district residents. These question, as they appear on the ballot, are: Question No. 1: Shall the Burlington Area School District, […]

 
 

School Board member presents his ‘flip side’

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Since the Burlington Area School District has decided on the three referendum questions on the April 4 ballot, School Board Member Phil Ketterhagen has maintained the majority of his issues come with Question No. 1 – Karcher Middle School. On Tuesday night, Ketterhagen, along with his […]

 
 

Middle school referendum question hinges on replace or repair debate

Middle school referendum question hinges on replace or repair debate

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Since the Burlington Area School District began its review of its facilities, the single largest question mark has always been Karcher Middle School. At the heart of the building is the original 1924 construction – what was originally Burlington High School. Over the years, four different […]

 
 

Rochester might sell unused liquor license to Burlington

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT The City of Burlington continues to reach out to neighboring municipalities, in pursuit of additional alcoholic beverage licenses it can distribute to interested bars and restaurants. Mayor Jeannie Hefty on Monday paid the Rochester Village Board a visit to discuss Burlington’s current situation. Under state statutes, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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